Every time the seasons change, I get a desire to listen to some new music. Here are some emerging artists that are definitely worth a listen.   Shoffy Alex Shofler, of LA, just embarked on his first tour around the United States. His music ranges from songs that you should be dancing to at a […]

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On Saturday afternoon, I returned home to see some of BU’s newest students on South Campus. These four guys aren’t like anyone else at BU. If you ask them where they live, they’ll give you a vague response, followed by a random noise that no one can really understand. I took some time to get […]

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It seems like, as college students, we are always busy, always on the move and always doing something (or avoiding doing something). Fortunately for us, the podcast medium has been expanding exponentially in relevant, diverse content that can keep you entertained on the go. Tune in on your way to class, as you eat in […]

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We all miss our dogs sometimes. Even people who don’t own dogs jump at the chance to hang out with some. When I first got to Boston, I realized there are a few spots with particularly high dog populations where you can hang out with them after class. Here are the top spots around Boston to […]

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Forgetting your phone is one thing, but forgetting your glasses is far worse. Seriously though, what feeling is worse than when you’re all cozy in a blanket burrito, hot chocolate in one hand, remote in the other, ready to watch “Friends,” and then you realize that you can’t see the TV screen because your glasses […]

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After a little over a month at Boston University, I, like many others, have developed a sense of invincibility when it comes to crossing the infamous Commonwealth Avenue. Comm Ave., the ultimate inconvenience to anyone running late to class, is an essential part of what gives BU the atmosphere of being immersed in a city. […]

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Everyone knows about the awkwardly short period between Thanksgiving and Christmas, the pinnacle of the holiday season. These few weeks are infamous for one thing and one thing only: food. The amount of food the average person consumes between Turkey Day and Christmas Eve is unprecedented. Between Thanksgiving, Friendsgiving, leftovers I brought back to my […]

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If you’re not into the gym scene but still want to stay fit, running outside is the simplest way to work on your cardio. Boston University has many pros and cons for runners. For one, the Charles River is an amazing view to have on your jog and you can try running faster than the […]

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The night began in the cold brisk air on Commonwealth Avenue, right outside of Paradise Rock Club. As someone who grew up listening to Toots and the Maytals, all my childhood memories of listening to them with my family started flooding back to my head. This feel-good reggae group consists of main singer Toots Hibbert, […]

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When I began the arduous college search my junior year of high school, I prioritized two things: a city environment and diversity. I’m from a very small, rural town in northern New Jersey, and I was one of about five black kids in my graduating class of 248 students. Diversity was not something I was […]

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